Expert Rug discussion...

Discussion in 'Auctions' started by komokwa, Oct 15, 2019.

  1. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    Tuesday, December 3 • 6pm

    Magic Carpets
    Simplifying the World of Oriental Rugs

    Michael Grogan
    President & Chief Auctioneer, Grogan & Company

    if you're in Boston.......this should be interesting...
  2. scoutshouse

    scoutshouse Well-Known Member

    I wanna go! :(
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  3. silverthwait

    silverthwait Well-Known Member

    I, also! One of my fondest memories is of being caught in a rainstorm and ducking into a Oriental rug shop. The owner happened to be there, and being a kind and talkative bloke he took me from middling to good to Here Comes the King.

    It was a splendid two hours, and though I have forgotten much of what he told me, I can still detect the Really Good Carpets by sight! However, had I the price of that "palace-sized-carpet" I'd buy a house first. A BIG house. Really BIG!

    A couple of months later, I did buy from them -- a 4x6 green (for the most part) rug. I love, Love the greens, and don't mind that 20 years later, I have NEVER found another rug with the right green
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